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    John Venables, Oxford 40 Bore Percussion Pistol With Folding Trigger, German Silver Frame & Blued Octa 40 bore Muzzleloader
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    £ 675

    John Venables, Oxford 40 Bore Percussion Pistol With Folding Trigger, German Silver Frame & Blued Octa 40 bore Muzzleloader

    Pistol / Hand GunsMuzzleloaderUsed£ 675

    1846-1863 English John Venables Oxford 40 Bore Percussion Pistol With Folding Trigger, German Silver Frame & Blued Octagonal Turn Off Barrel. Sn 13834 - 13834

    This an excellent percussion pocket pistol made By John Venables who was a quality English Gun maker recorded as having premises in Oxon, Oxford between 1846 & 1863, he is then recorded in the same location operating as Venables & Son in 1868 (see page 105 of English Gunmakers By Bailey & Nie). The pistol is 7 ½” overall with a 3” screw off blued octagonal barrel. The barrel’s smooth bore has just light staining consistent with age and use. The barrel has a small bead fore sight and the action a ‘v’ notch rear sight. The German silver frame and one barrel flat have crisp proof marks. The top barrel flat is crisply signed by the maker ‘Venables Oxford’. Its action is decorated with foliate engraving. It has its original blued Dolphin hammer, folding trigger & undamaged finely chequered walnut grip. The grip is inlaid with a void rectangular German silver escutcheon. The weapon cocks and dry fires as it should. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an antique percussion weapon no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a private collection or display. Sn 13834
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    SubcategoryMuzzleloader
    ConditionUsed
    Price£ 675
    Sale typeTrade
    MakeJohn Venables, Oxford
    Calibre40 bore
    Model40 Bore Percussion Pistol With Folding Trigger, German Silver Frame & Blued Octa
    Manufactured Year1846-1863
    Antiqueyes
    CertificateNo Licence
    Barrel length3 inches
    Overall length7 1/2 inches
    Your reference13834
    Gun StatusActivated
    Recommended UsageCollection item

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